Sale 18BP01 | Lot 44

[NEW YORK CITY] VALENTINE, D.T. Manual of the Common Council of New York, 1841-1870.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Lot Details

Lot 44
[NEW YORK CITY] VALENTINE, D.T. Manual of the Common Council of New York, 1841-1870.
New York: various printers, 1842-1870, with three index volumes dated 1906. Together 35 volumes (including a few duplicates and the indexes). Mostly original cloth bindings, the first volume in original printed boards, a few in contemporary half morocco. Sizes vary. Generally worn with some detached covers, splits and tape repairs to maps and plates, a few with stamps or marking, not fully collated and sold as is.
A rare chronologically complete run of Valentine's Manual, a wealth of maps, plates and information about the growing city during the 19th century. The earliest volumes, printed in a small format from 1842-1848, are scarce. No volume was published in 1867. We trace few long runs at auction.


C Estate of Leo Hershkowitz

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $2,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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